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Professional Diploma in Travel Health (Online)

Professional Diploma in Travel Health (Online)

Key information

Qualification type

Professional Diploma

Subject areas

Travel Health Studies

Course type


Course Summary

The Diploma in Travel Health (DipTH) course is awarded by the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) as a Professional Diploma aimed at equipping both new and experienced practitioners in the development of their knowledge, skills and competencies in travel health. The programme provides a platform for confident practice, through interactive on-line learning, an opportunity for reflection, and continuing professional development with subject specialists and peers. The course is open to registered doctors, nurses, pharmacists and travel & expedition health professionals who wish to further develop their travel risk assessment and problem-solving skills in clinical practice. The programme has been jointly developed by the LSTM and the National Travel Health Network and Centre (NaTHNaC) and is delivered through a series of four on-line modules, each with a corresponding summative assessment, culminating in a final on-line MCQ exam and written assessment. This course aims to: To enable practitioners to develop their knowledge and skills in evidence-based travel risk assessment. To provide an opportunity for continuing professional development through interactive learning with subject specialists and peers. To develop independent and reflective approaches to study that will enable graduates to continue to learn in the future.

The programme is designed to enhance participants' knowledge base, experience and competencies in the field of travel health to increase employment options through the travel health specialism.

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Study mode



24 months

Start date



Travel health medicine is a fast growing and fast moving area of clinical practice. All health professionals providing travel health advice need to be familiar with current travel health issues and be able to deliver correct advice using reliable information resources tailored to the individual needs of each traveller.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Applicants need to have a qualified health care professional; including: General Nurse, or Pharmacist, or Doctor, or travel/expedition medicine Medic. For those candidates where there is a requirement to register as a qualified health care professional in their country of practice, then the candidate must also be able to provide proof of registration.